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The Cartshed, Sedbury Park Farm

(Ref. 934810)

Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales - North Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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70 Customer Reviews

  • "The Cartshed is a beautiful property, spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable."

    It is maintained to a high standard and is situated in a beautiful countryside setting which gave us the peaceful, relaxing time we were looking for. The owner welcomed us on arrival and the sweet treats and bottle of wine that were also waiting for us were much appreciated. We would certainly stay again.

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Apr 2024

  • "We had a great stay at this wonderful place."

    Perfect for a family of four.

    Reviewed by Jorn5.0Feb 2024

  • "We all enjoyed our week at Gillings West."

    The property was lovely, and Ann and Will were great hosts. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Robin5.0Oct 2023

  • "Great property, ideal for sharing but gives that distance with the bedrooms either side of the main living area property."

    Lovely biscuits and a bottle of plonk on arrival.

    Reviewed by Carl5.0Apr 2023

  • "This was an absolute fabulous place to stay."

    The Cartshed had everything we needed plus it was beautifully designed- just like the "Country Living"magazine style. Warm and spotlessly clean with little extra touches. Ann made us very we;come. It was great to see the Belted Galloway calves. A good location near Richmond on a working farm. Good local places to eat. We will be recommending it to all our friends.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Mar 2023

  • "Beautiful property, warm and cosy."

    Really appreciated the home made cakes , wine etc when we arrived. Just wish we had stayed longer.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely well equipped holiday cottage."

    Great for our mobility needs. The wet room was perfect. The owners left us flowers, cake and wine which we thought a very kind gesture. We also had tea, coffee, milk and sugar. The directions were spot on. It is a very scenic, peaceful spot and not difficult to get too from major roads. Definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Adele4.7Feb 2023

  • "We were more than happy with this beautiful barn conversion and would definitely go back"

    Reviewed by Liam5.0Dec 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay here over the half term with attentive and generous hosts."

    It was gorgeously warm throughout and very tastefully decorated. The only thing missing was a slouchy sofa my husband said.

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Oct 2022

  • "Outstanding property in a beautiful location."

    There was everything there that we needed, plus some extra treats on arrival too! This property really does have the wow factor when you walk through the door. I couldn't recommend it highly enough.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Oct 2022

  • "What a wonderful place to stay!"

    We had a lovely time in the comfortable surroundings. The beds were perfect and both bathrooms were luxurious. It was warm and cosy with tasty treats on our arrival. A perfect place for relaxing.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Sep 2022

  • "Cartshead Cottage is a lovely place to stay its well equipped with everything you could need."

    It’s on a farm but nice and quite being out in the beautiful countryside , not to far to drive to places. Ann & William are the lovely owners, were very helpful should you need to know anything . We would definitely recommend this cottage and would stay here again.

    Reviewed by Karen4.4Aug 2022

  • "Even though we only stayed for two nights, we had a very comfortable and relaxing time and would recommend the property to anyone wishing to visit Richmond and the rest of North Yorkshire."

    M C Stocks

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2022

  • "We couldn’t have chosen a better property, a well appointed, cosy cottage, with lots of room for the three of us and for more, had we needed it."

    There were clear instructions about access and shortly after arrival were welcomed by Anne, who had provided us with gifts of wine, cakes, flowers and basic pantry items. A very kind gesture. The farm overlooked beautiful countryside, a 5 minute drive from bustling Richmond and a good centre from which to tour the quiet country roads and Yorkshire tourist sites. A perfect spot both for relaxation and adventure! We would love to return.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Apr 2022

  • "One of the best stays we have had if not the best !"

    ! Have recommended to friends

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Apr 2022

  • "This was the second time we have stayed at the Catshed."

    We love the beautiful location with plenty of places to explore and visit nearby. Our kids love being on the farm and seeing the animals. There were some treats on our arrival - sweet, wine and coffee - which were much appreciated! We will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Mary-ann5.0Apr 2022

  • "We love this holiday let, and had a great break ."

    The only "fly in the ointment " which troubled us was Sykes' statement that " Guests - you are not permitted to invite guests back to the property". Last time we invited close friends to spend a night with us in the Cartshed , and they loved it too!. Is this a legacy of Covid restrictions ?. Next time we will name potential guests if that is what is required , because the price doesn't drop because of under-occupancy .

    Reviewed by F4.4Apr 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage in a beautiful setting."

    The bedrooms were ideal large spaces and the layout was considered and useful. The owners are lovely people, helpful and friendly. Being close to the farm was a bonus for us. It is a quiet and peaceful setting within easy reach of some lovely towns and villages with scenic views and great walking. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Mar 2022

  • "Ann and William were very friendly and helpful hosts."

    Beautiful cakes on arrival! We had a lovely weekend stay and would love to go back again.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Jan 2022

  • "This was the most lovely stay, thank you."

    This property has jumped straight to the top of our favorites list. Beautiful spacious property and friendly owners - but the stars of the show were the newborn calves.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jan 2022

  • "Fabulous week away."

    Really comfortable cottage. Lovely goodies supplied by the owner and everything provided for you i.e. dishwasher tablets etc. Would really recommend this cottage in beautiful surroundings

    Reviewed by Angela3.8Nov 2021

  • "A lovely cottage in the beautiful area of yorkshire."

    Very comfortable and cosy.Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Nov 2021

  • "Very nice property, ideal for 4 guests even though in this instance we were just a couple."

    Beautiful location ideally located for Dales, North Pennines AONB and Teesside towns. (The irony of a rural holiday is that we couldn't get internet in the cottage, as there was a local mast issue, and as business owners we still needed to be available to our teams, so big plus for the local farm shop, Mainsgill Farm Shop for great pies, coffee and wifi).

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Nov 2021

  • "Lovely spacious clean and comfy."

    Pretty location we had a very enjoyable stay would thoroughly recommend

    Reviewed by Jacqui5.0Oct 2021

  • "Our stay at the cart shed was wonderful the property was a delight and the ..."

    Our stay at the cart shed was wonderful the property was a delight and the owners Ann as William went above and beyond to make us welcome the flowers home made cakes and wine were such a delightful extra will definitely both recommend Sudbury farm properties to others and endeavour to revisit myself many thanks for a delightful peaceful weeks break x x x

    Reviewed by KJ5.0Oct 2021

  • "Perfect cottage in perfect setting."

    Would highly recommend. My wife spent most of the week in the lovely deep bath, will definitely come back.

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Sep 2021

  • "Sorry for the delayed feedback, it's been a busy 6 months!"

    Was a beautiful place in a beautiful location. One very minor thing was the dining table was quite sticky so I kept cleaning it and polishing it which eventually got rid of some of the 'stickiness'. I'm sure it was clean though. Very comfortable beds and seating.

    Reviewed by Adrienne4.4Jun 2021

  • "An extremely pleasant holiday home situated within the Yorkshire Dales with easy access to places of interest."

    The Cartshed is comfortable and well furnished and it was very pleasant to find flowers, cake, milk and a bottle of wine on arrival. Also it was a novelty to find a television in every room!

    Reviewed by Michael Richard5.0Jun 2021

  • "We have no complaints about The Cartshed."

    It was one of the best places we have stayed, very comfortable and had everything we needed. The owner, Ann, was lovely, very welcoming and and went over and above to ensure everything was perfect for us. The welcome gifts were amazing, homemade cakes, beautiful flowers and a bottle of red wine! We enjoyed every minute of our stay here and would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Sylvia5.0May 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage in an idyllic location."

    Probably the best Sykes cottage we’ve ever stayed in. The hosts were extremely friendly and it was a wonderful week away.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0May 2021

  • "The cottage was beautiful, well furnished and comfortable and the owners were extremely friendly and accommodating but not intrusive in any way."

    You were free to explore the small farm and garden and there was excellent car parking and a sunny spot to sit and enjoy a coffee or glass of wine. It was on the edge of beautiful countryside but less than 10 minutes from Richmond centre and thus provided the best of both worlds.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Apr 2021

  • "Such a fantastic cottage, well equipped facilities and a great location with easy access to main roads."

    We really enjoyed our stay at the Cartshed and would recommend it to anyone.

    Reviewed by Gemma5.0Dec 2020

  • "Great place to stay loved our time there"

    Reviewed by William5.0Sep 2020

  • "A very friendly host and lovely welcome package made a good start for a very pleasant holiday."

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Sep 2020

  • "The property is just as described."

    Furnished to a high standard and had everything we needed. Perfect for a relaxing break.

    Reviewed by Dena5.0Sep 2020

  • "Fantastic cottage in an excellent location."

    Very helpful hosts on a very well kept farm. Lovely to be welcomed with wine and home made goodies.

    Reviewed by Hugh5.0Aug 2020

  • "Great location very quiet, lovely village about 15mins walk away."

    Lots of extra touches provided in the welcome pack.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Jul 2020

  • "My family and I stayed at The Cartshed for 3 nights."

    It was one of the best cottages we have stayed in. It is absolutely beautiful and the welcome gifts of homemade cakes and wine was just wonderful. We would definitely return and recommend this cottage to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Feb 2020

  • "For although freezer space was available in the main house, it would have been better and more convenient (given the wet weather) if the cottage had, had its own fridge/freezer as opposed to just a fridge, otherwise it was very nice and the welcome pack of cakes and wine a nice touch."

    Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Robert4.4Nov 2019

  • "We were greeted very warmly by the owners who were very keen to make sure everything was OK."

    The Cartshed is certainly very comfortable and convenient. We even found a bundle of home-made goodies awaiting us consisting of iced cakes, chocolate crunchies, eggs and a bottle of wine. We felt very sad to leave. We would willingly go there again.

    Reviewed by Robin5.0Oct 2019

  • "What a lovely place the Cart shed is and the hosts Ann and Will were lovely and very helpful."

    Having a few rainy days we decided to stay in and have a relaxing time which was great as we don't often have the opportunity to do this and with not problem at all. The goodies which were left for us on arrival were delicious and didn't last long, but we bought some bacon to go with the eggs for breakfast next day. We can't fault anything about the holiday property or Sykes who we booked it through and we will certainly be booking a property again. Many thanks to everyone - Mrs A Crawford from Doncaster

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Sep 2019

  • "Superb accommodation ."

    ..... excellent hosts. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Aug 2019

  • "Lovely owners, setting and welcome pack."

    Gorgeous cottage in.a great setting. The only quibble was there was no way of getting away from the heat. If summers are this hot then a couple of fans would be very welcome.

    Reviewed by Amanda3.8Jul 2019

  • "We had a wonderful week at the cartshed its set in beautiful coutryside and perfect to visit all the local attractions."

    The village of Gilling West is only down the road it has 2 pubs and i can recomend the food in both. Ann and William keep a very tidy farm its a credit to them. Even though you are in close proximity to there farm house you wouldent know they were there they leave you to enjoy your holiday but Ann is very helpfull if you need anything. The cart shed is tastefully decorated and has a lovely kitchen for self catering. Cant recomend the cartshed enough

    Reviewed by Jennie4.7Jun 2019

  • "Really comfortable and cosy place while at the same time having every modern convenience (including two bathrooms)."

    Ann and William were very helpful and friendly while leaving us to do as we pleased during our stay. Lots of places to explore - loved it.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Jun 2019

  • "Tastefully designed accommodation."

    Nice treats on arrival. Good location for accessing the Dales as well as the charming town of Richmond.

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Jun 2019

  • "We enjoyed our holiday so much that we have booked the same property for next year something we have never done before."

    The owners of the property were very helpful and nothing was to much trouble for them.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0May 2019

  • "A warm welcome and comfortable cottage in a lovely farm setting."

    Every amenity we could have wished for had been thought of and lots of additional little treats too. Our family had a wonderful time. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0Apr 2019

  • "It was a fab time, the owner were great and welcoming hosts, Ann left for us lovely cakes and wine."

    The house is extremely comfortable, and has everything required for a relaxing and happy holiday. The area is beautiful and very peaceful. Thank you very much for amazing time.

    Reviewed by Shetha5.0Apr 2019

  • "No , totally happy"

    Reviewed by F5.0Mar 2019

  • "Lovely place."

    Warm, spacious and great Hosts.

    Reviewed by Carrick5.0Feb 2019

  • "The Cartshed is the perfect place to relax and unwind, great host, beautiful area, cottage is so cosy and comfortable."

    ..loved sitting in front of the log burner in the evenings, reading, watching tv, and enjoying a glass or two...we will be back!

    Reviewed by Joanna5.0Oct 2018

  • "Love the welcome we got a bottle of wine, cakes home made, milk and teabags all ready on our arrival, sorry nearly forgot a lovely bunch of Roses."

    The cottage was just as we expected, the only downside, but a very little downside was the water pressure was low just enough to have a shower, but enough we certainly were never dirty. Really well stocked cottage

    Reviewed by Richard4.4Oct 2018

  • "Fantastic facility - only real way I can think to improve is to have a sofa in the living room however I understand that may compromise space."

    Reviewed by Greg4.1Sep 2018

  • "This was a lovely cottage and suited our needs perfectly."

    As two friends, we wanted two double bedrooms and two bathrooms so that we could have some privacy. This is not an easy requirement to find. This was a clean, very well appointed cottage and we enjoyed our stay very much.

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0Sep 2018

  • "The cottage was beautiful and in a quiet location."

    The gifts on arrival were much appreciated. I would recommend this cottage to anyone who loves the Dales.

    Reviewed by David4.7Sep 2018

  • "Beautiful and tastefully converted barn, with every home comfort and useful maps and info."

    Owners were fantastic, providing the privacy we wanted, but always knew they were on hand to help if we needed help. We didn't! Could not have asked for more. A truly lovely week.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jul 2018

  • "The owners were very friendly and helpful, very keen to ensure that we had a lovely holiday."

    The cottage was lovely, we couldn't have asked for more.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jul 2018

  • "A lovely, clean cottage in beautiful surroundings."

    Very friendly owners. Highly recommend staying there

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2018

  • "Super holiday!"

    The Carthouse (yes, a genuine converted barn) was renovated and furnished to a very high standard. Furthermore the friendliness and courtesy of the owners, who live in the farmhouse, was exemplary. Little touches make their guests feel valued and cared for. Highly recommended place to stay for those who like a peaceful, rural location and who appreciate quality. Lovely places to visit within easy distance - Richmond, of course, also Thirsk and Helmsley.

    Reviewed by Kate5.0Apr 2018

  • "The Cartshed is a marvellous conversion from an old farm building into a stunning holiday cottage."

    It was extremely stylish and comfortable with everything you would need in the kitchen. The home baking, farm eggs, coffee and wine which greeted us on arrival was a wonderful touch. The owners of the Cartshed were superb hosts - vey friendly and knowledgeable. We also enjoyed the experience of being on a working farm and were able to see the cows, pigs, sheep, a rescue pony and the hens.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Mar 2018

  • "The hospitality of the owners Ann and William was first class."

    They have produced a superb holiday let of which they are clearly proud. We enjoyed them showing us the workings of their farm and their plans for further development of the property. We have no reservation in recommending this property.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Feb 2018

  • "Absolutely fabulous property."

    Terrific owners who were really welcoming. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Patsy5.0Feb 2018

  • "Very friendly hosts"

    Reviewed by Kathleen4.8Jul 2017

  • "The owners we're very likeable and made us feel very welcome."

    Reviewed by Susan4.8Jul 2017

  • "Owners were friendly and pleasant to deal with."

    Re "Would you consider re-booking this property" If we were to return to the Yorkshire Dales. However, we prefer to move around.

    Reviewed by Grace3.8Jun 2017

  • "Great location for the Dales."

    Peaceful, quiet, relaxing, well thought out accommodation. "Exactly what it said on the tin"

    Reviewed by Alan4.6May 2017

  • "The Cartshed was booked for two weeks to celebrate a 60th birthday."

    Various family and friends came to join us over the two weeks. The accommodation was first class and hosts Ann and William could not have been more welcoming, helping to ensure that the visitor changeovers went smoothly. We were impressed with Richmond - so much going on. There were also some extremely good eating places around - our favourites within three miles of the cottage - the White Swan at Gilling West and the Shoulder of Mutton in Middleton Tyas. Fortunately there were plenty of beautiful walks in the area to work the calories off. I would have no hesitation in recommending this cottage and very much look forward to returning in the future.

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2016

  • "The owners, Ann and William, were charming."

    They were vert helpful but never intrusive. The gifts they left in the barn for us were super.

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Aug 2016

  • "I can't praise this accommodation and location enough."

    The cottage is of a very high standard and the owners were so welcoming. It was an ideal spot to explore the Yorkshire dales and we had such a lovely week. 5 stars !!!!

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0Aug 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with sofa bed, 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Underfloor heating powered by renewable woodburning boiler with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, Separate chest freezer in outbuilding
  • 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Ample off road parking
  • Outdoor seating area with furniture
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shops 2 miles, pub 1 mile walk
  • Note: Shared laundry facilities are available.

The property

A stunning barn conversion on a small farm on the edge of Gilling West.

On entering the building you are met with the open plan living space, which includes a top quality kitchen, large dining table and sitting area, perfect for enjoying meals with family or friends or putting your feet up in front of the woodburning stove.

The bedrooms are positioned at each end of the barn, offering guests utmost privacy.

The master bedroom includes its own lounge area, ideal for watching a film or reading a book without being disturbed.

At the other end of the barn, the bedroom includes a zip/link king-size bed with en-suite facilities, perfect for accommodating another couple or the children.

This superb barn also includes a family bathroom with freestanding bath and walk-in shower, meaning there will never be a queue as you get ready for a day out enjoying what the local area has to offer.

A perfect property for a relaxing Yorkshire break.

Note: This property is next to Refs. 934811 and 935175, together they sleep 11.

Sedbury Park Farm Cottages

Three delightful stone-built cottages, in the grounds of a small working farm with a small herd of belted Galloway cattle, rare breed Tamworth pigs and a couple of sheep. The cottages are located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Gilling West, close to the popular town of Richmond. These welcoming properties are the perfect retreat to get away from the hustle and bustle, and enjoy privacy and seclusion in a stunning part of the country. They have been renovated to a high standard with all en-suite bedroms, and offer an abundance of style and character throughout, matching trendy modern styling with original features such as exposed brick walls and beams as well as an electric car charging point. The Cartshed and The Byre are single-storey properties with woodburners and flexible sleeping arrangements, while The Stable is a perfect romantic retreat. They all boast outdoor seating areaa to relax and unwind after a day spent exploring the area. The properties are situated a short walk from the centre of Gilling West; the village offers an excellent pub and is a popular starting point for walks in the beautiful surrounding countryside. A couple of miles away, Richmond offers a fascinating Norman castle, a weekly market, old curiosity shops set along narrow alleyways and the picturesque River Swale. Within easy reach of Swaledale, the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the university city of Durham, York Minster and the North York Moors, these lovely cottages make a superb holiday base any time of the year.

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About the location


Richmond 3 miles; Barnard Castle 11 miles.

The attractive and peaceful Dales village of Gilling West, winner of the "Yorkshire in Bloom" award, is situated in lovely rolling countryside just a few miles to the north of the popular market town of Richmond. The village itself has a lovely old church, two real ale pubs both serving food. There are footpaths and bridleways in every direction and fishing is available nearby. Nearby Richmond grew up around its castle, famously situated high above the River Swale, with panoramic views of the river. Today there are wonderful walks to be enjoyed such as the Castle Walk - a dramatic terrace walk beneath the castle walls - or alternatively walk alongside the River Swale where there are parks, safe paddling areas and small waterfalls to enjoy. Within the town, narrow streets and alleys radiate from the cobbled Market Place (which has a weekly market and monthly farmers’ market) and there are numerous shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy. The Georgian Theatre is one of the oldest surviving theatres in the country with visitors enjoying its regular productions all year round. An ideal location for exploring all of Swaledale, Teesdale and the Yorkshire Dales.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas